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The science teacher had to gloss some of the scientific terms in the textbook so students could understand. 

By: Katherine Albuquerque, Editor

Definition

(verb)

To provide a brief explanation of a difficult or obscure word or expression or, generally, to explain or interpret.

Sentence

The science teacher had to gloss some of the scientific terms in the textbook so students could understand.